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Don’t forget the security walls!

One of the most frequent enquiries we receive here at The Panic Room Company is for security doors from both residential and commercial clients and their specific projects. If you’re considering adding a security door or doors in your home, office, hotel, embassy or school, our advice is: don’t forget the security walls too! We’ve [...]

2019-02-06T12:54:15+00:00February 6th, 2019|

15 killed in al-Shabab luxury hotel complex attack

Four gunmen from Somalian militant group al-Shabab have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi and killed at least 15 people, including one US citizen. The attack was reported by the BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-46880375and other news agencies. Local police outlined how the gunmen initiated the attack by throwing bombs at vehicles in the car park and [...]

2019-01-26T10:45:06+00:00January 16th, 2019|

UK’s top 20 burglary hotspots revealed

Analysis by MoneySuperMarket of over 2.5 million home insurance quotes between January 2017 and December 2018 has revealed that Henley-on-Arden in Warwickshire is the UK’s burglary claims hotspot https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1070681/uk-burglary-hotspot-map-police The survey also discovered that burglaries rose by 16% nationally in 2018 compared to 2017 and almost half of Britons have not implemented any measures to [...]

2019-01-26T10:49:54+00:00January 11th, 2019|

Nuclear shelter CGI

As part of the design and specification process of our panic rooms, safe rooms and nuclear shelters, here at The Panic Room Company we will often create a CGI video of an individual project. By generating a CGI, we are able to offer our clients a virtual tour of their bespoke panic room or nuclear [...]

2018-11-27T15:58:32+00:00November 27th, 2018|

Don’t be complacent when it comes to home security

We’ve all been there. You leave home heading to work, the supermarket or a night out with friends and five minutes down the road the questions pop into your head: “Did I lock the back door? Did I lock the front door? Did I close the window in the kitchen?” Home security is always on [...]

2019-01-26T10:51:12+00:00November 20th, 2018|

Is a swanky safe room the ultimate luxe amenity?

Huge thanks to Nancy A. Ruhling at Mansion Global for including comments from our colleagues at Panic Room USA in this fascinating and insightful article on luxury panic rooms and safe rooms. We know that a swanky safe room is the ultimate luxe amenity but we are also able to create panic and safe rooms [...]

2018-11-14T13:26:53+00:00November 13th, 2018|

Hire a security guard, and much more

USPA International, USPA Nationwide Security and Panic Room USA, our long-term US business partner, is able to offer bespoke security solutions from bodyguards, panic rooms, nuclear shelters, security officers and firewatch security services. USPA Nationwide Security is a global security guard company with a focus on providing security guard services including, security guards, bodyguards, fire [...]

2018-11-01T17:14:22+00:00November 1st, 2018|

Residential panic room enquiries continue to rise

As police forces across the UK are further stretched and increasingly unable to respond rapidly, if at all, to burglaries and home invasions, more and more homeowners are taking bolder measures to enhance the safety and security of themselves and their families. This is reflected in the fact that the team here at The Panic [...]

2018-10-23T15:08:10+00:00October 23rd, 2018|

Trump pulls the plug on INF treaty

President Trump has confirmed that the US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia stating that the country has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty for “many years” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45930206. He has made his opinion on Russia’s behaviour very clear on several previous occasions and often asked why his predecessor, President Obama, [...]

2019-01-26T11:02:52+00:00October 22nd, 2018|